Schedule of Events

Presenter Schedule

Schedule for poster set-up, poster presentations and poster removal


Agendas


Day 1: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Day 1 focuses on arts, business, education, engineering, humanities, law, mathematics, sciences and other topics from GW undergraduate and graduate students.

Poster Session

Location: Marvin Center, Grand and Continental Ballrooms (800 21st ST NW, 3rd Fl)

8:30 - 10:00 am
Poster setup

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Day 1 poster presentations and judging

5:00 pm
Day 1 poster winners announced on the Research Days website


Day 2: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Day 2 focuses on health and medicine topics, including submissions from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Milken Institute School of Public Health, School of Nursing, Biomedical Engineering Program and the Institute for Biomedical Science.

Poster Set-up

Location: Marvin Center, Grand and Continental Ballrooms (800 21st ST NW, 3rd Fl)

8:00 – 9:00 am
Poster setup for Research Days Presenters

School of Medicine and Health Sciences Program

Location: Jack Morton Auditorium (805 21st ST NW)

9:00 – 9:05 am
Welcome to Research Days 2017
Jeffrey S. Akman, MD, Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean, School of Medicine and Health Sciences

9:05 – 9:10 am
Introduction of keynote address
Paul Brindley, PhD, Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine and Health Sciences

9:10 – 10:00 am
Keynote address
Christopher Plowe, MD, MPH, FASTMH, the Frank M. Calia, MD, Professor of Medicine, Founding Director of the Institute for Global Health, and Director of the Division of Malaria Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine
"The Science and Politics of Malaria Elimination in Myanmar"

10:00 – 10:30 am
Coffee break

10:30 – 11:30 am
William Beaumont Research Award oral presentations

Moderators: Michael Froehlich and Jacob Rubin

Lauren Jacobs
"Germline ETV6 mutations confer susceptibility to acute lymphoblastic leukemia and thrombocytopenia"

Brendan Campbell
"Less than one third of high-risk patients eligible for hepatitis c virus screening received appropriate testing: A community-based safety-net hospital experience"

Sharjeel Chaudhry
"Protecting the endothelium from thromboinflammatory injury using parmodulins"

Poster Session

Location: Marvin Center, Grand and Continental Ballrooms (800 21st ST NW, 3rd Fl)

12:30 – 3:00 pm
Day 2 poster presentations and judging

Award Ceremony and Oral Presentations

Location: Marvin Center, 309 (800 21st ST NW, 3rd Fl)

3:00 – 4:00 pm
Award ceremony and oral presentations for School of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Biomedical Engineering Program and the Institute for Biomedical Science.

Milken Institute School of Public Health Program

Location: Milken Institute School of Public Health Building, 1st Fl Auditorium (950 New Hampshire Ave NW)

4:30 – 4:35 pm
Welcome and introduction of keynote address
Lynn R. Goldman, MD, MS, MPH, the Michael and Lori Milken Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health and Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health

4:35 – 5:15 pm
Keynote address
LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, Director of the Department of Health, Government of the District of Columbia
"Transforming Health and Wellbeing in the District of Columbia: Role of the Public and Private Sectors in Achieving Health Equity"

5:15 – 5:30 pm
Poster award winners announced
Melissa J. Perry, ScD, MHS, Professor and Interim Associate Dean for Research, Milken Institute School of Public Health

Reception to follow.